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are opening their doors to scientists of tomorrow. abc7 health and science reporter carolyn johnson has more. >> when irene medina returned to high school this fall she had plenty of stories to tell about her summer job. >> i did my first surgery in iraq. it was interesting and exciting for me. >> instead of flipping burgers , she was helping researchers at ucsf understand brain function. it is helping newborn infants survive brain traumas and other injuries. >> i started thinking, what they are doing is something great. >> across the bay at the university of california, they were doing great science too working on a study that could some day help human muscles regenerate. >> we saw improved muscle regeneration, actually. it was interesting. >> the path into these high end labs began with internship programs from the california institute of regenerative medicine. once in the program they are assigned mentors to gather them in real life lab assignments. >> they get down to the genetic level and cellular level, and they really understand that their specific part of the project including the li
if japanese tsunami debris has come aboard. ktvu's health and science editor john fowler has more. >> reporter: you can see the occasional bit of plastic on the beach but volunteers cleared beaches from santa cruz to monterey. >> reporter: in a warehouse they call the trash lab researchers went through a tiny fraction of the 8-tons volunteers picked up. >> our beaches are bees used heavily and we are still leaving stuff behind. >> shoes, socks, cans, bottles, all kinds of stuff. you name it, we can find it on the beach. >> reporter: they are on the look out for debris from the japanese sunomy. -- tsunami. >> someone was eating on the beach and left it there. >> 1.5 million tons swept out to sea from japan. officials said a dozen confirmed from japan. none in california. >> it is a big ocean. much can sink. it is phenomenal that individual items will find their ways to the shores. >> reporter: researchers were identifying dangerous stuff. >> getting a better understanding of the hazards out there. >> reporter: scientists are hoping to convince manufacturers and policy makers to protect our ocea
at science fiction becoming tomorrow's reality. >> governor brown visited the google headquarters to sign a bill that allows a global driverless cars one step closer to our roads. >>pam: a few other new laws signed today. a new plan for state parks in the wake of plant closures and the scandal. those stories and more coming up at 5:30 p.m.. [ laughter ] [ girl ] wow. you guys have it easy. i wish i had u-verse when i was your age. in my day, we didn't have these fancy wireless receivers. blah, blah, blah. if i had a sleepover, i couldn't just move the tv into the playroom. no, we had to watch movies in the den because that's where the tv outlet was. and if dad was snoring on the couch, we muscled through it. is she for real? your generation has it made. [ male announcer ] the wireless receiver. only from at&t u-verse. get a free wireless receiver with a qualifying u-verse plan. rethink possible. >>dan: we are following breaking this tonight, reggie kumar is live on the scene in oakland where a pregnant woman was injured in a shooting. >>reggie: we're hearing reports that a pregnant wom
, science and language arts and coached. the principal received word of the incident monday and informed the middle school and district headquarters. >> we made a report to the police department monday evening. subsequently, an investigation is ensuing. it is my understanding that the teacher was arrested. >> reporter: the man who had been teaching monday was arrested at his home yesterday morning. the alleged victim described as former student. he was very popular with students. >> arrested mr. i? what! >> reporter: some parents are in disbelief. >> i hope it is not true. my daughter adored him. he was a great teacher. i lived her all i know him as a student myself. >> reporter: students are being offered counseling. the superintendent says izumizaki's record was clean and performance above average. >> we hire credentialled teachers thoroughly fingerprinted. we do reference checks. everything that we can do. >> reporter: mr. izumizaki is being held on $100,000 bail. he's scheduled to make his first court appears tomorrow afternoon. there's a meeting scheduled here in the library this ev
at citibank. my high school science teacher made me what i am today. ♪ now i'm a geologist at chevron, and i get to help science teachers. it has four servo motors and a wireless microcontroller. over the last three years we've put nearly 100 million dollars into american education. that's thousands of kids learning to love science. ♪ isn't that cool? and that's pretty cool. ♪ for the first time in years a san francisco resident has contracted the west nile virus. is an unidentified man they know that he did leave the city limits before he got six so sampras's the department of health is not sure if he contracted the virus here in san francisco or somewhere else in the bay area. they say he didn't develop encephalitis or swelling of the brain and now he is recovering at home. california health officials had tested several workers at the california national park to see if they were exposed to the deadly mouse born hanta virus. most people that spent time at the park this year have been infected with the virus. most of them say the signature tent cabins and curry village. three of those pe
a video service. >> today we're looking at science-fiction becoming tomorrow's reality itself driving a car. >> that bill to sign the goebbels driverless car as a law--kron 4 news points out the public and benefit from travel as cars and how they may see them in reality. >> governor brown surprised the media by pulling up to gogol's headquarters in one of gogol's of thomas carr is the drive itself. apparently he was impressed >> its the only way to go guys >> uses the latest gps technology to drive and have a great gatnavigate. the bill te governor signed into law today allows google to test their driverless cars on public roads. before now they were testing and parking lots private rows or in nevada, the only of the state in the country to allow an autonomous vehicles on the road. >> this step self driving a car is another step for in california pioneers in the future and not just leaving the country but the whole world. >> the most accidents are caused by human error. it does not have to be this way. these vehicles have the potential to avoid accidents. it really has the potential t
on facebook. we're back in one-half hour with another update. our science teacher helped us build it. ♪ now i'm a geologist at chevron, and i get to help science teachers. it has four servo motors and a wireless microcontroller. over the last three years we've put nearly 100 million dollars into american education. that's thousands of kids learning to love science. ♪ isn't that cool? and that's pretty cool. ♪ >>> 7:30 now on a tuesday morning, september 25th, 2012. nice morning here in the northeast. meanwhile inside studio 1a time for the old wind machine, but enough about savannah. we have got -- >> oh, you did not! >> we've got day two of "ask away today." that's the wind machine filled with questions. i'm going to jump in there in a couple minutes, pick a couple out and quiz my companions. >> i've got a question for. why are you so mean? >> i'm not mean. >> what's wrong with you? >> the nfl refs have me on the edge. i'm matt lauer along with savannah guthrie. also ahead, your interview with the president. >> we talked about education and the problems facing our nation's schools and al
's surface. below book represents the science team is that this is a rock that was formed in the presence of water. we can characterize that with a vigorous flow of the surface of mars. >> scientists say that the stones are too large with out the presence of water. and their belief that there could be a water flow. >> we are looking at a much slower than usual drive. what would be considered the non-commute direction. and what might have otherwise been only 20 minutes is still 51 minutes. northbound through the san ramon valley. again, this is northbound from the san ramon, a dublin towards walnut creek. there have been too different accidents the north the first and worst is here if rockier road. and it has been nearly one hour. and both of these are clear we are left with this residuals life. a quick check of the bridges. that late accident at the base of the inclined. that backed up traffic all the way to the mes. however, he conceived of backup into this and toug this was not a hot spot as it has been for several days. with conditions of light and easy and at the golden gate you work
political science. >> all right. are you ready? >> question one. >> yes. >> which of the following is not a college mascot? "a," the fighting pickle? "b" -- >> keep going. keep going. >> banana slug, the leafy sea dragons or the trolls? >> go. >> the leafy thing. >> the leafy sea dragon. university of georgia school of the arts. while the trolls are from trinity college. question two. in the climactic scene in the film "rudy," what football team is notre dame playing when rudy finally gets in the game? university of southern california? georgia tech? university of michigan? or "d," university of tennessee? >> get it right. >> come on, you're on your own. >> michigan. >> not university of michigan. what do you think? >> georgia tech? >> georgia tech. okay. next question. listen up. on the periodic table of elements, the symbols "k" and "h" each stand for what? is it -- >> oh, oh! >> tennessee. >> natural resources. >> helium, carbon and mercury, potassium and hydrogen or krypton and hydrogen? >> potassium and hydrogen. >> it's potassium and hydrogen. all right. next question. >> che
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